The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) is an international organization dedicated to providing a forum for the advancement of landscape design and promoting and supporting the professional landscape designer.
Perennial Plant Association (PPA) is a professional trade association dedicated to improving the perennial plant industry by providing education to enhance the production, promotion and utilization of perennial plants.
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the national professional association representing more than 13,500 landscape architects nationwide. ASLA promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication and networking. ASLA members adhere to a code of design standards and professional ethics that assures clients, the public and workplace colleagues of a landscape architect's dedication to the highest standards in professional practice.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is the leader of the vigorous preservation movement that is saving the best of our past for the future. This private nonprofit organization provides leadership, education and advocacy to save America's diverse historic places and revitalize our communities.
The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) is a non-profit association, incorporated in the State of Ohio, representing the interests of the state's nursery, garden center, and landscape industry. Membership is comprised of nursery stock growers, landscape contractors and maintenance firms, garden centers, arborists and allied suppliers.
Ohio Landscape Association (OLA) encourages professionalism & ethical standards among landscape contractors through educational opportunities, and works to promote and improve the public image of the landscape industry.
Wild Ones promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities.
GAINS - Greater Akron Innovation Network for Sustainability
Founded in 2012, GAINS works to promote sustainability through education for business professionals and consumers in Greater Akron.
Co-op America’s mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. See their Green Pages, an earth-friendly alternative to the Yellow Pages.
Ian Adams specializes in natural, rural, historical and garden photography.
The Holden Arboretum
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Cleveland Botanical Garden
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association